Dawn optical navigation sequence on Ceres, January 13, 2015
Dawn took the 20 images for this animation on January 13, 2015, in its first lengthy optical navigation sequence on asteroid 1 Ceres. Dawn was 383,000 kilometers away at the time. The images in this animation have been aligned and contrast-adjusted.
This image is in the public domain.
Original image data dated on or about January 13, 2015